Local billionaire heiress, Kim Lim, is the 32-year-old daughter of self-made Singapore billionaire Peter Lim. But that’s not all she’s known for. In fact, there’s more than meets the eye with this heiress. Besides being a socialite, an influencer and an entrepreneur — with three medically licensed clinics under her name — Kim Lim is also known as one of the top fashion icons in the local fashion scene.
Evidently, if you’ve been following her on her socials, you’d probably see her sporting a different bag in each of her posts. But we’re not complaining, in fact, we’re definitely obsessed with the bags she’s been spotted with. From iconic silhouettes like Burberry’s Mini Logo Graphic Canvas and Leather Pocket Bag to Prada’s latest Satin mini-bag, here are 22 of our favourite stylish designer bags carried by Kim Lim.
A small, chic backpack that’s compact and convenient enough for you to tote around the airport? Peep this adorable and stylish number from Chanel. What’s great about this particular bag is that it comes with different compartments for you to store all your essentials like your keys, wallets, and passport, and it also adds a touch of opulence to your outfit.
Slouchy hobo bags are making a celebrated return on the runways of Spring 2023, and this time, they come updated with contemporary silhouettes. Take, for instance, this Medium Squeeze Bag from LOEWE. Made with buttery nappa leather, this bag has a relaxed silhouette thanks to its light ruched body, and it also comes with an adjustable donut chain so you can carry it on your shoulder, as a crossbody or even by its handles.
Kim Lim exuded timeless elegance in a sophisticated red silk dress. Elevating her look, she paired her ensemble with a pair of black heels and a statement-worthy rhinestone applique logo bag from Dolce & Gabbana for the perfect blend of class and allure.
The black Chanel bag is a testament to enduring sophistication with its timeless design and meticulous craftsmanship. Crafted with precision, a versatile piece like this remains a staple in any fashion connoisseur’s collection. On top of that, the gold-tone metal hardware accentuates the bag’s elegance, adding a touch of luxury to its refined aesthetic.
The Ava bag already seems to be a firm favourite of many including Lisa from Blackpink and Kim Lim. Offering a seamless blend of style and practicality, this bag stands out from the rest with its distinctive Triomphe metallic plate on the flap and is also designed with an adjustable leather strap.
Parakeet green is pleasing to the eye, yet adds a pop of colour to every look. While Kim Lim opts for a simple laidback look, here, she doesn’t forget her vibrant arm candy: a bright green Prada Soft padded nappa leather mini-bag that goes perfectly with her ensemble.
Looking effortlessly chic and luxurious, Kim Lim opts for a simple yet stylish outfit for the theme park. Aside from her statement-worthy leather jacket and her Chanel thigh-high boots, Kim also pairs her look with a gorgeous Crossbody Mini Round CC Shearling Bag from Chanel to complete her look.
The iconic Dior Saddle Bag needs no introduction. An “It Bag” and hallmark design that has been reimagined in leather and signature motifs, this particular design carried by Kim Lim is one of the few rare pieces that you won’t be able to find in stores. A timeless piece to have in her wardrobe, here, she goes for a simple yet cosy ensemble, pairing her grey pants with a matching scarf, along with a simple white t-shirt and an oversized coat.
Even though we’re a few months away from Christmas, we’re already planning to put this adorable pouch on our wishlist.
A bag that’s sure to turn heads? Peep this stunning number from Maison Valentino. Designed with the Toile Iconographe lining, the bag also boasts a roomy interior that’s spacious enough for you to keep all your daily essentials and whatnots. What we love most about it is that you can easily style it by pairing it with a monochromatic outfit, to add some texture to your ensemble.
Whether you’re going for a picnic or in this case, playing chess, straw bags like this Chanel Straw vanity chain shoulder bag, emulates the effortless effervescence found in ’60s French cool-girls.
Looking for a fuss-free yet stylish tote to bring with you on your travels? You might want to consider splashing on this Icare Maxi Shopping Bag from YSL. Decorated with Carre-quilted overstitching, this bag is sleek and chic and is large enough for you to fit everything you need when you’re on the go.
What’s there to say? The mini hobo bag is an iconic Prada style and a timeless piece that doesn’t age. With this new edition, the bag arrives in a luxurious satin version studded with crystals along with the House’s signature emblematic enamel triangle logo at the front. This unique piece is sure to add some razzle-dazzle to your outfit while keeping it chic.
If you’re in the loop, you’d probably be familiar with Rimowa’s latest range of personal cross-body clutch bags. Here, Kim Lim sports the Personal bag from the collection. Perfect for storing all your favourite essentials, this personal belongings case mimics Rimowa’s iconic luggage design that also comes with a cross-body strap and small open compartments — equipped to carry keepsakes and accessories.
One of the few entries among the best classic bags, the Balenciaga Hourglass XS Top Handle Bag was already in vogue a few months ago and it seems that it’s here to stay. Made with shiny crocodile embossed calfskin, the curvilinear shape of the bag makes this piece a one-of-a-kind staple to add to your wardrobe and is perfect to bring while running your errands, or even on a night out.
You really can’t go wrong with this Fendi bag, and Kim Lim knows it. It’s a smart choice if you’re spending a long day out. Not only is it roomy enough for you to chuck all of your must-haves into your bag, especially for such occasions (in this case, when you’re on a yacht), but it’s also versatile and can be carried by hand or worn on the shoulder thanks to the two handles and detachable shoulder strap.
For a look that’s undoubtedly vintage but still very chic, meet Celine’s popular Tambour Bag. Inspired by the drums of the French Republic Guard, the new bag shape comes with modern finishings and practicalities. Here, Kim Lim is carrying the Celine Tambour Bag in Raffia and Calfskin, boasting a braided textile of Façon Raffia that fits well with the vintage-looking silhouette. And let’s just say, it’s a fun bag for casual Fridays, or when you’re out and about in the day.
We’re pretty sure that the highly coveted Burberry Mini Logo Graphic Canvas and Leather Pocket Bag doesn’t require much introduction from us. As seen on Kim Lim, this bag has probably garnered the likes of many and has earned its resident spot on the list of top bags to be spotted dead in. Trawling through the brand’s archives for inspiration the tote in canvas and topstitched leather features a front pocket stamped with a graphic of Burberry’s logo.
A bright and simple bag can do wonders for any outfit. Take, for instance, this Celine Medium Classic Bag in Kim Lim’s post. Let this piece be the pièce de résistance of your outfit with its eye-catching bold, bright hue that brings life to your ensemble.
The kind of bag that you can’t quite put your finger on why you like it so much — it’s by no means loud or over the top. If you’re into modern and minimalistic silhouettes, enter Louis Vuitton’s Petite Malle. Crafted from calfskin leather, and fitted with tonal matte hardware, the trunk-like silhouette pairs well with any outfit thanks to its supremely versatile design that you can wear from day to night.
Another great classic from Celine: the Small Cabas Vertical in Triomphe Canvas. This everyday bag is a great fuss-free option if you can’t decide on which bags to carry on that day. This beautiful and characteristic piece adds a touch of class while keeping it casual — we won’t be surprised if it’s your next favourite go-to piece.
If you’re looking for a simple bag that makes a statement, the Chanel Boy Bucket Bag is everything you could ever ask for. The bag is immediately recognisable but in a subtle way, with a versatile design that’s elegant and not too easily accessible. The design is also modern while keeping it classic and clean — and is in-line with the House’s signature style.